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[audio]Booktown 2 October 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Nina Jablonski, Head of the Department of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University, about her new book Skin: A Natural History and with Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam about the book he is writing about the origin and development of the Great Books program.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 91
[audio]Booktown 7 August 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with David Bianculli, TV critic for the New York Daily News and frequent contributor to NPR's Fresh Air, who will be leading several workshops at next week's CSUS Summer Writers' Conference; plays several pieces by Daryl Knight, who will read in the Nevada County Poetry Series' evening of Cowboy Poetry in Grass Valley next week; and talks with Booktown's Brooklyn correspondent Erin Rogers.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 48
[audio]Bopoktown 13 October 2008 - Eric Tomb
Today's Booktown broadcast was pre-empted for other programming. This truncated online edition contains an interview Eric Tomb conducted with Nevada County poets Doc Dachtler and Steve Sanfield before their 16 October 'Reunion Reading', which is part of the Nevada County Poetry Series.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Doc Dachtler; Steve Sanfield; Reunion Reading; Nevada County Poetry Series
Downloads: 45
[audio]Booktown 28 September 2009: Kim Addonizio?Ethan Canin - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Kim Addonizio about her most recent book Lucifer at the Starlight, with a brief discussion of her other recent book Ordinary Genius. He then talks with short-story writer and novelist Ethan Canin, with special emphasis on his two novels For Kings and Planets and America America.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Kim Addonizio; Lucifer at the Starlite; Ordinary Genius; Ethan Canin; For Kings and Planets; America America
Downloads: 16
[audio]Booktown 21 March 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Tom Bissell, author of God Lives in St Ptersburg, and Abha Dawesar, author of Babyji.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 99
[audio]Booktown 3 October 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Robert Hass, recent Poet Laureate of the United States, who will be appearing in Grass Valley this week, and with Mark Anderson, author of Shakespeare by another Name.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 101
[audio]Booktown 26 December 2011: Favorite Books of 2011 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Booktown's Readers Panel--John Deaderick, Alison Jones- Pomatto and Cameron Cobden--about their favorites of the books they read in 2011.
Keywords: Booktown; books; John Deaderick; Alison Jones-Pomatto; Cameron Cobden
Downloads: 13
[audio]Booktown 21 June 2010: Greg Grandin/James Mauro/R L Crabb - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with New York University history professor Greg Grandin about his book Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City, which has just come out in paperback; with James Mauro about his recent book Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World's Fair on the Brink of War; and with Nevada County cartoonist R L Crabb about his forthcoming book Once Upon a Village.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book progrm; books; Bookland; Greg Grandin; Fordlandia; James Mauro; Twilight at the World of Tomorrow; R L Crabb; Once Upon a Village
Downloads: 18
[audio]Booktown 12 April 2010: Judith Tannenbaum/Chris Enss - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Judith Tannenbaum about the new memoir By Heart: Poetry, Prison and Two Lives which she co-wrote with poet Spoon Jackson, who is serving a life without parole sentence in the California prison system. He then talks with Nevada County author Chris Enss about her many books concerning women in the American West, with an emphasis on Thunder Over the Prairie and others she's co-written with Howard Kazanjian.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Judith Tannenbaum; Spoon Jackson; By Heart; Chris Enss; Thunder Over the Prairie; Howard Kazanjian
Downloads: 30
[audio]Classical Edge 7 January 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with composer Jay Sydeman about the archive he's been creating (of which this program is one part) of his fifty years of music-making.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Music Program
Downloads: 104
[audio]Booktown 12 June 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with University of Victoria law professor Michael M'Gonigle about his new book Planet U: Sustaining the World, Reinventing the University; and with Nevada County book producers Joan Keyes and Jon Peck about how books are put together these days.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 50
[audio]Booktown 20 March 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Dale Pendell about Pharmako-Gnosis, the final volume in his trilogy on pyschoactive drugs, and with Richard Stockton about his book Fondle the Fear.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 480
[audio]Booktown 16 April 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb speaks with short story master Deborah Eisenberg about her four volumes of stories and especially her recent Twilight of the Superheroes and with California Poet Laureate Al Young.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 50
[audio]Booktown 21 February 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Kim Stanley Robinson about his science fiction novels and upcoming appearance in Nevada City and with Seattle architect David Sucher about his book City Comforts.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 52
[audio]Booktown 10 July 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Scott Shields, author of Artists at Continent's End: The Monterey Peninsula Art Colony, 1875-1907 and with Katherine Rodger, author of Breaking Through: Essays, Journals and Travelogues of Edward F Ricketts.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 42
[audio]Booktown 10 May 2010: Peter Schrag/Belle Yang - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with former Sacramento Bee editor and columnist Peter Schrag about his new book Not Fit for Our Society: Immigration and Nativism in America. He then talks with Belle Yang, who has written illustrated books for both children and adults, about her graphic memoir Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Peter Schrag; Not Fit for our Society; Belle Yang; Forget Sorrow
Downloads: 10
[audio]Booktown 5 March 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam about the as yet unnamed book he is writing on the Great Books movement. This is the second of a series on this topic: Eric will check in with Alex every 4-6 months to find out what he's discovering and how the book is progressing. KVMR-FM will broadcast this program on 5 March.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 88
[audio]Booktown 19 September 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet William O'Daly about his translations of Pablo Neruda's six posthumous books, some of which he will read from this week in Grass Valley, and with Danna Hanelin about her new CD of short stories by local authors.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 354
[audio]Booktown 27 April 2009: National Soft Pretzel Month - Eric Tomb
To celebrate National Soft Pretzel Month (which is also National Pecan Month, National Poetry Month and Fresh Florida Tomato Month, among others) Eric Tomb plays a variety of poems from LPs, CDs and the voluminous offering of poets.org.
Keywords: KVMR book program; books; Booktown; National Soft Pretzel Month; National Poetry Month; poets.org
Downloads: 35
[audio]Booktown 19 February 2007 - Eric Tomb
As part of Booktown's Great Dead Anarchists series, Eric Tomb talks with Barry Pateman about the life and work of American poet, novelist and essayist Paul Goodman. Eric then talks with David Lawler and Leland Pauly, the editors of The Life Story of Bill Meek--Stagecoach Driver. KVMR will broadcast this program on 19 February.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 111
[audio]Booktown 19 June 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Eric Blehm, author of The Last Season and with Peter Hessler, author of Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present. This is the first on-line only edition of Booktown. It was never aired on KVMR-.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program, books, Booktown, Eric Blehm, The Last Season, Peter Hessler, Oracle bones
Downloads: 72
[audio]Booktown 23 July 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam about the book he is writing about the Great Books movement. This is the third in a series in which Eric and Alex follow the progress of the book. In honor of Raymond Chandler's birthday, Eric then plays the beginning of a July 1958 BBC program in which Chandler talks with Ian Fleming. This is the only known recording of Chandler's voice.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 160
[audio]Booktown 12December 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Robin Wallace, Pam Jessup and Louis Jones about Jane Austen, whose 230th birthday will be this Friday.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 46
[audio]Boktown 1 March 2010: Molly Fisk/Penelope Curtis and David Comstock - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Nevada County poet Molly Fisk about her new book The More Difficult Beauty. He then talks with Penelope Curtis and David Comstock about the Historical Preservation Conference that will take place in Nevada City and Grass Valley in May and the books that will be available there.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; w; Molly Fisk; The More Difficult Beauty; Penelope Curtis; David C omstock; California Preservation Foundation; Nevada City; Grass Valley
Downloads: 6
[audio]Carl Mautz interview 20 July 2012 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Nevada City publisher Carl Mautz about Along the Way: Journey with Chamba Lane. Chamba, who hosted Rabble Rousing on KVMR-FM for many years, died in May 2011. Carl published his collection of travel sketches a year later.
Keywords: Booktown; books; Carl Mautz; Chamba Lane; Along the Way: Journey with Chamba Lane; KVMR-FM; Rabble Rousing
Downloads: 17
[audio]Booktown 13 December 2004 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Gary Snyder about his new book Danger on Peaks and an overview of his literary career.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 122
[audio]Booktown 7 June 2010: Tim O'Keefe - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Georgia State University Philosophy Professor Tim O'Keefe about his book Epicureanism, which is part of the University of California Press Ancient Philosophies series.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; tim O'Keefe; Epicureanism; Ancient Philosophies
Downloads: 16
[audio]Booktown 1 May 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Peter Schrag, author of California: America's High-Stakes Experiment, and with Nevada City attorney Allan Haley about his proposal for a private library in Nevada County modelled on the Boston Athenaeum
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 306
[audio]Booktown 15 February 2010 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with the author/editor/translator of two compendiums of world literature: first with Peter Constantine, one of the editors and translators of The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present; then with Dennis Tedlock, author and translator of 2000 Years of Mayan Literature.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Peter Constantine; The Greek Poets; Dennis Tedlock; 2000 Years of Mayan Literature
Downloads: 11
[audio]Booktown 27 November 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Ronald Quinn, co-author of Introduction to California Chaparral; David Carle, author of Introduction to Air in California; and Maria Brower, author of Nevada City and Gold Rush Towns in Nevada County.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 65
[audio]Favorite Books 2012 - Eric Tomb
John Deaderick and Eric Tomb discuss their favorites among the books they read in 2012.
Keywords: Booktown; favorite books; 2013; John Deaderick; Eric Tomb
Downloads: 41
[audio]Booktown 11 May 2009: Tony Horwitz/Douglas Adams - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with journalist and author Tony Horwitz about his book A Voyage Long and Strange, which has just come out in paperback. He then plays the beginning of a talk which Douglas Adams, who was born on 11 May 1952, gave at the University of California in Santa Barbara a few months before his death
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Tony Horwitz; A Voyage Long and Strange; Douglas Adams
Downloads: 46
[audio]Booktown 19 July 2010: John Deaderick/Alison Jones-Pomatto - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Booktown's readers panel--John Deaderick, Alison Jones-Pomatto and Cameron Cobden--about their favorite books of the past decade.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; John Deaderick; Alison Jones-Pomatto; Cameron Cobden
Downloads: 3
[audio]Booktown 9 January 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Norman Myers, editor of The New Atlas of Planet Management, then discusses The Average American, whose author Kevin O'Keefe couldn't be reached by phone.
Downloads: 75
[audio]Booktown 30 October 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Anthony Shadid, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter, about his book Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War. This interview was conducted over a home computer with sleeping cats in the room. Shadid's voice is somewhat echoey, the waking cats quite clear. He then talks with David Callahan about his book The Moral Center: How We Can Reclaim Our Country from Die-Hard Extremists, Rogue Corporations, Hollywood Hacks, and Pretend Patriots.
Keywords: KVMR Book Program
Downloads: 91
[audio]Booktown 6 March 2006 - Eric Tomb
John Fletcher talks with Berkeley author Jim Hughes about his memoir Devout Coward and Cosmic Vagabond, with Don Bowles the Trotsyite artist and with poets Christine Irving and Kathryn Smith about their upcoming reading What Do Women Want?
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 93
[audio]Booktown 7 February 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Jordan Fisher Smith about his new book Nature Noir. (This is a membership drive program with several interruptions to solicit new members.)
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 64
[audio]Booktown 14 November 2005 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Peter Whitfield about his book of historic maps Cities of the World and then discusses The New Atlas of Planet Management, edited by Norman yers and Jennifer Kent, who were unable to appear on the program.
Downloads: 19
[audio]Booktown 22 June 2009: Jane Mayer/Ron Soodalter - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer about her book The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Became a War On American Ideals, which has recently been published in paperback by Anchor Books. He then talks with historian Ron Soodalter about The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today , which he co-authored with Kevin Bales and which has just been published by the University of California Press.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Jane Mayer; The Dark Side; Kevin Bales; Ron Soodalter; The Slave Next Door
Downloads: 12
[audio]Booktown 21 August 2006 - Eric Tomb
John Fletcher talks with Thomas Dunham and Desmond Gallagher of the Friends of the Nevada County Libraries and Jan Bailey of Placer County Friends of the Library about their organizations' goals and accomplishments.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 37
[audio]Booktown 14 May 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with husband and wife mystery writers Bill Pronzini and Marcia Muller, who will appear at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada city at t:30 PM on Friday 18 May. He then reviews the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut, reading a section from Palm Sunday and playing a 1981 interview with Vonnegut and a short section of Vonnegut reading from Slaughterhouse Five.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 118
[audio]Booktown 1 November 2004 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's Wife, and Andrew Sean Greer, author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 269
[audio]Booktown 14 September 2009: Richard Holmes/Jonathan Marks - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with English biographer Richard Holmes about his new book The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science, then talks with University of North Carolina at Charlotte Professor of Anthropology Jonathan Marks about his recent book Why I Am Not a Scientist: Anthropology and Human Knowledge.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book programn; books; Booktown; Richard Holmes; The Age of Wonder; Jonathan Marks; Why I Am Not a Scientist
Downloads: 27
[audio]Booktown 18 September 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet Tom Wilson, who will read with Rodger Groghan and W K Dolphin at the next monthly performance of the Nevada County Poetry Series at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley on Thursday 21 September; and with Julie Cobden, organizer of the Nevada County Dictionary Project, which distributes paperback copies of the Oxford American Dictionary to 1000 fifth graders in western Nevada County every autumn.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 75
[audio]Daniel Altman interview - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with financial journalist and consultant Daniel Altman about the recent paperback edition of his book Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy and about the current Wall Street meltdown. This interview was intended to be part of Booktown on 29 September 2008, but that program will probably not be broadcast.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Daniel Altman; Connected
Downloads: 16
[audio]Booktown 8 December 2008 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Daniel Everett, Chair of the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department at Illinois State University about his recent book Don't Sleep, There are Snakes, He then talks about about One Thousand Languages, edited by Peter Austin, Marit Rausing Chair in field Linguistics and Director of the Endangered Languages Academic Program at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London (he was unable to make a phone connection with the author)...
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Bookstown; Daniel Everett; Don't Sleep There are Snakes; Peter Austin; One Thousand Languages; Robin Wallace; Sue LeGate; LeGacy Productions; Sonja Weissman and the Miracle Play
Downloads: 31
[audio]Booktown 19 March 2007 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with poet and editor Clayton Eshleman about his bilingual edition of The Complete Poems of Cesar Vallejo and with anthropologist Liza Dalby about East Wind Melts the Ice: A Memoir Through the Seasons.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 105
[audio]Nina Jablonski interview 19 September 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with Nina Jablonski, Head of the Department of Anthropology at Pennsyslvania State University, about her new book Skin: A Natural History. This interview will be broadcast on KVMR-FM's Booktown progam at 1 PM Pacific Time on Monday 2 October 2006.
Keywords: KVMR-FM Book Program
Downloads: 151
[audio]Booktown 6 February 2006 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with David Mas Masumoto, author of Epitaph for a Peach, this year's reading selection for Nevada County Reads; with Joan Bechtel and Linda Cohen, authors of Motherhood Confidential, who will appear at the Book Seller in Grass Valley this weeks; and with Susan Wooldridge, author of poemcrazy, who will appear at the Madelyn Helling Library this week.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program
Downloads: 42
[audio]Booktown 25 May 2009 - Eric Tomb
Eric Tomb talks with British journalist and author Misha Glenny about his book McMafia: A Journey through the Global Criminal Underworld, which has just come out in paperback; then with KVMR broadcaster and activist Cheri Snook about Words of Realness, a concert featuring musical settings of the poems of New Folsom Prison inmate Spoon Jackson, which will take place at 8 PM on Tuesday 26 May at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City.
Keywords: KVMR-FM book program; books; Booktown; Misha Glenny; McMafia; Cheri Snook; Spoon Jackson; Words of Realness
Downloads: 22
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